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honest injun Explained

honest injun at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Interjection

honest injun
  • Inter: idiomatic » humorous A phrase used to emphasize the truth of something.

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • Inter: humorou » s One who is honest.

    Usage notes

    Americanism used in novels, eg. Tom Sawyer. This phrase is slang term for American Indians which may be considered to be impolite /offensive depending on the contextual usage.Inter: R:NOAD 200 » 5

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